Of Princes and Promises [Sandhya Menon] *Spoiler Warning*

She felt forgiveness and she felt forgiven and that, too, was the magic of Rahul Chopra. Sandhya Menon's Of Princes and Promises is, thus far, the most disappointing book of 2021. It's been about a week since I finished it and I'm still mad. Because the truth is, this book had everything going for it.…

Netflix Shadow & Bone / Six of Crows Tie-In Covers & Hidden Book Safe

If you're part of the YA book community, I imagine you've very likely been well aware of the new Netflix adaptation of the Grishaverse world, involving the Shadow and Bone and Six of Crows books by Leigh Bardugo. And, if you're not...well, you should go check it out cause it is fantastic. As with any…

Pride Puppy! [Robin Stevenson]

W for wags and wide smiles all around. When I first picked up Robin Stevenson and illustrator Julie McLaughlin's Pride Puppy, I admittedly wasn't expecting an alphabet book. I was, however, very excited for the premise. Basically, the family puppy escapes while they're out for Pride and everyone around does their best to help him…

Of Princes and Promises [Sandhya Menon] *Spoiler Warning*

She felt forgiveness and she felt forgiven and that, too, was the magic of Rahul Chopra. Sandhya Menon's Of Princes and Promises is, thus far, the most disappointing book of 2021. It's been about a week since I finished it and I'm still mad. Because the truth is, this book had everything going for it.…

Cinders and Sparks: Magic at Midnight [Lindsey Kelk]

Just a tiny tickling in the tip-pity-tips of her fingers. I'm honestly not sure if I would have liked Lindsey Kelk's Cinders and Sparks: Magic at Midnight had I read it as a child, but I sure didn't love it now. If you're looking for an over the top fanciful (and mildly annoying) Cinderella retelling,…